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MSNBC
Oct 3, 2012 1:00am EDT
way. there are 47% who are with him, who are dependent upon government. who believe that they are victims, who believe the government has a responsibility to care for them. who believe they're entitled to health care, to food, to housing, you name i. that's an entitlement and the government should give it to them. and they will vote for this president no matter what. and i mean the president starts off with 48, 49, he starts off with a huge number. 47% of americans pay no income taxes. so our message of low taxes doesn't connect. he'll be out there talking about tax cuts for the rich. i mean that's what they sell every four years. my job is not to worry about those people. i'll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their lives. >>> a new poll finds 45% of registered voters feel more negative about mitt romney after that 47% comment. just 23% feel more positive about him. 24% said the comment did not make much difference. and because of what they've read, seen or heard about mitt romney over the last few weeks, 51% now have a less favorable impre
MSNBC
Sep 27, 2012 10:00pm PDT
victims believe that government has the responsibility to care for them and believe that they are entitled to health care and housing and you name it. my job is not to worry about those people. >> rush limbaugh is still struggling to find an honest way to defend mitt romney's comments on the 47%. >> obama is saying that 47% of the people are not victims. he is putting words in romney's mouth. he is taking it out of context. >> never talked about them being victims. here is what mitt romney actually said. >> quote, there are 47% who are with him dependant upon government who believe that they are victims. today, it was described this way by former democratic governor of ohio at the democratic national convention. >> mitt romney has so little economic patriotism that even this money needs a passport. it is summers on the beaches of the cayman islands and winters on the slopes of the swiss alps. barack obama is an economic patriot. mitt romney is an out sourcing pioneer. >> here is president obama on economic patriotism today. >> during the campaign season you hear a lot about patrio
MSNBC
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
successful of lowers taxes. and likewise those who are reliant on government are not as attracted to slimming down the size of government. it is not elegantly stated. i'm speaking off-the-cuff in response to a question and i'm sure i could state it more clearly than i did in a setting like that. i'm sure i'll point that out as time goes on. >> joining me now msnbc's alex wagner and chris hayes. the first round of this, he went the rush limbaugh route and explained the comments. he said this is such a golden opportunity. this could be the opportunity for the campaign to take the gloves off and explain conservatism. tonight he says, well that comment i was completely wrong. >> yeah, you know, lawrence the word that has popped into my head in the course of the last 4 hours was labotomy. that is the ome way they are going to believe in the things that he is saying or he has had one. which is the explanation for this pivot. i think what struck me last night was there was bt thn't th attempt to defend this positions to his tax plans to this position on education funding to any number of thing that
MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm EDT
? is not most of what government does, from agriculture subsidies to subsidized student loans to entitlements, the restriction of well the from one cohort or region to another? thank you george will. steve, i've been trying to explain that to mitt romney that every form of taxation is restriction. i, too, would love to hear him called on that one. >> yeah. if we're talking about the whole restriction in this debate tomorrow night, i think it's a symptom of a broader problem for mitt romney and that is we're basically talking about the stuff that he's been talking about to appeal to the republican base. the idea that obama is a restrictioni restrictionist, this is something that has emerged within the base of the republican party that animates them but we have seen that for four years. that image of obama does not have resonance with the swing voters. so romney has been pitching that to the base and he continues to talk about it and his campaign continues to put it out there. if you're talking about that in the debate you're not winning over swing voters and that's not romney's ch
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